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    Google’s Manual Penalty Sandbox: Websites Need to Regain Google’s Trust After a Penalty is Removed

    by  • December 4, 2013 • Google, Search Engine Optimization • 4 Comments

    It has been long suspected that once the site has been penalized, even if it has been cleaned up, that it still somewhat has a negative stigma attached to the site, at least in the eyes of Google’s search algorithm. However, others swear that the instant penalty is lifted that the site can rank just […]

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    Matt Cutts’ keynote from SES San Francisco

    by  • August 15, 2012 • Conferences, Google • 4 Comments

    For those who have been in the SEO community for a while, you have probably noticed that Matt Cutts has not keynoted at Search Engine Strategies since Danny Sullivan left Incisive to start up Search Marketing Expo.  Well today it came full circle with Matt Cutts back on the SES stage by doing today’s morning keynote […]

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    Infographics & their huge Google spam footprint

    by  • April 23, 2012 • Google • 18 Comments

    I cringe every time I see someone spamming some new infographic on Twitter or Google+.  While some of them are clever and amusing, particularly in the beginning, some of them are clearly a stretch with shoddy graphic design and lack of any worthy (or accurate) content.   Not only that, so many of them lately have nothing […]

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    SEO For Google+ & Google Search @ SMX West

    by  • February 29, 2012 • Conferences, Google, Social Media Marketing • 0 Comments

    Moderator: Danny Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief, Search Engine Land (@dannysullivan) Q&A Moderator: Jennifer Slegg, Owner, JenSense.com Speakers:Sean Carlos, CEO, Antezeta Web Marketing (@seancarlos) Janet Driscoll Miller, President and CEO, Search Mojo (@janetdmiller) Daniel Dulitz, Product Manager, Google (@dulitz) Monica Wright, Social Media Editor, Search Engine Land and Marketing Land (@monicawright) First up, we start with the Google+ […]

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    Does Google Favor Brands? An In-Depth Look

    by  • February 28, 2012 • Conferences, Google • 0 Comments

    At SMX West, the session does Google Favor Brands brought a lot of interesting comments from many of the panelists.  Moderated by Danny Sullivan, it featured: Bryson Meunier, Director, Content Solutions, Resolution Media (@brysonmeunier) Mark Munroe, Senior Director, SEO, Reply!, Inc (@markemunroe) Aaron Wall, Author, SEO Book Tony Wright, CEO, WrightIMC (@tonynwright) First up was […]

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    Getting Personal : How Google & Bing Personalize with Search History & Geography

    by  • February 28, 2012 • Conferences, Google, Microsoft • 0 Comments

    I attended the Getting Personal session at SMX West with both Bing and Google on the panel, and it really highlighted how similarly both search engines use localization and search history to custom tailor search results you see when searching for pretty much anything on either search engine.  Rangan Majumder, Principal Group Program Manager at Bing (@rangthang) and […]

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    How many baskets are your eggs in? How to go from a single income source to multiple sources

    by  • February 25, 2008 • Advertising, Google, Keywords, Search Engine Optimization • 4 Comments

    Being a top AdSense expert, I inevitably get many emails from publishers who have gotten their AdSense account suspended and then I get the sob story about how they won’t be able to pay their mortgage, they will have to let all their employees, etc etc. Trust me, I have heard it all! But regardless […]

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